Furiex Pharmaceuticals Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call

  Furiex Pharmaceuticals Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Earnings
  Release and Conference Call

Business Wire

MORRISVILLE, N.C. -- January 29, 2013

Furiex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: FURX) will release its fourth quarter
and full year 2012 financial results on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, after the
market closes. The earnings news release will be available on the Furiex
website at www.furiex.com.

On Thursday, March 7, 2013, at 9 a.m. ET, Furiex will conduct a live
conference call and audio webcast to discuss financial results and product
portfolio. A Q&A session will follow. The conference call will be broadcast
live over the Internet and will also be available using the following direct
dial numbers:

Participant dial-in:  +1 877 677 9122 (U.S./Canada)
                      +1 708 290 1401 (International)
Conference ID:         94872897

All interested parties can access the webcast through the Presentations &
Events link in the Investors section of the Furiex website at www.furiex.com.
The webcast will be archived shortly after the call for on-demand replay.

About Furiex
Furiex Pharmaceuticals is a drug development collaboration company that uses
innovative clinical development design to accelerate and increase value of
drug development programs by advancing them through the drug discovery and
development process in a cost-efficient manner. Our drug development programs
are designed and driven by a core team with extensive drug development
experience. The company collaborates with pharmaceutical and biotechnology
companies and has a diversified product portfolio and pipeline with multiple
therapeutic candidates, including one Phase III-ready asset, two compounds in
Phase III development, one of which is with a partner, three products on the
market and a fourth approved in the United States but not yet launched. The
company's mission is to develop innovative medicines faster and at a lower
cost, thereby improving profitability and accelerating time to market while
providing life-improving therapies for patients. For more information, visit


Furiex Pharmaceuticals
Sailash Patel, 919.456.7814
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